Library Conference: HSB 4U Ms. McArton, Ms. Morton
You must be prepared to discuss these items and bring all your sources with you to your conference.

1. Social Scientist – background information (time period, influence, credentials, works)
2. One Major Theory – explain it briefly (orally). You must be very knowledgeable about your theory and be able to answer questions confidently.
3. Impact during the times and current day
  • Public Reaction - acceptance, rejection, popularity
  • Relevance in today’s society

A. Consider your scientist’s impact in any of the following areas or other areas which come to mind: Education, health care, mental illness, psychoanalysis, therapy, mental preparation methods in sport / exercise, economic principles, scientific experiments, ethical and legal laws, societal trends, advertising and media,
B. What current organizations, institutions, areas of study are using this scientist’s work or theories? Be prepared to discuss one example of an organization or institution and indicate how your scientist’s theory plays a role in the organization’s philosophy, mandate, daily functioning, or overall effectiveness.

4. Evaluate the overall contribution and impact your social scientist has made in society.
    • Your individual may have laid the foundation for subsequent studies, breakthroughs etc.
    • Perhaps your individual holds very little relevance today – considered to be outdated, archaic, unethical, etc

4. Sources : You must have at least three from the OPL databases.
You must have these and physically provide them on the day of your conference.
  • minimum of three scholarly sources which will be accompanied with either your personal notes of important items from the source (especially if it is a book) and /or highlighted areas or writing in margins (for printed articles) indicating how you will use the source in the various sections of your assignment.
  • Discuss your sources and how they were helpful in your research process.
  • Properly formatted bibliography for all sources you intend to use.
5. Presentation Ideas : be able to discuss a game plan
  • Visual – picture or video of your person, Interview? Documentary? How can you convince the class that your social scientist is worthy of your study?
  • Drawing of theory – ideas?

Library Conference Evaluation: Name :

1. Social Scientist – background information (time period, influence, credentials, works)
2. One Major Theory – explain it briefly (orally). You must be very knowledgeable about your theory and be able to answer questions confidently.
3. Impact during the times and current day
  • Public Reaction - acceptance, rejection, popularity
  • Relevance in today’s society
  1. Consider your scientist’s impact in any of the following areas or other areas which come to mind: Education, health care, mental illness, psychoanalysis, therapy, mental preparation methods in sport / exercise, economic principles, scientific experiments, ethical and legal laws, societal trends, advertising and media,
  2. What current organizations, institutions, areas of study are using this scientist’s work or theories? Be prepared to discuss one example of an organization or institution and indicate how your scientist’s theory plays a role in the organization’s philosophy, mandate, daily functioning, or overall effectiveness.
_4. Evaluate the overall contribution and impact your social scientist has made in society.
  • Your individual may have laid the foundation for subsequent studies, breakthroughs etc.
  • Perhaps your individual holds very little relevance today – considered to be outdated, archaic, unethical, etc.
_5. Sources : You must have at least three from the OPL databases.
Consider :Ted Talks, Youtube, Discovery Channel, CBC news, CBC Radio,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2WuD23I95c

  • You must have these and physically provide them on the day of your conference.
  • Minimum of three scholarly sources which will be accompanied with either your personal notes of important items from the source (especially if it is a book) and /or highlighted areas or writing in margins (for printed articles) indicating how you will use the source in the various sections of your assignment.
  • Discuss your sources and how they were helpful in your research process.
  • Properly formatted bibliography for all sources you intend to use.
6. Presentation Ideas__ : be able to discuss a game plan
  • Visual – picture or video of your person, Interview? Documentary? How can you convince the class that your social scientist is worthy of your study?
  • Drawing of theory – ideas?

Category
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Knowledge

Thinking
And Inquiry
*missing one or more of the areas
*All 6 areas are addressed but weaknesses in some areas
*thorough understanding of scientist / background information
*thorough understanding of selected theory
*All 6 areas are well addressed
*thorough understanding of scientist / background info, theory,
*can discuss impact during the time period, current day, overall contribution
*answers questions confidently
*All 6 areas are well addressed
*thorough understanding of scientist / background info, theory,
*answers questions confidently
*insightful and thought provoking comments for impact and overall contribution / relevance in today’s society
*ideas for presentation

SOURCES

Category
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Thinking and Inquiry
*not enough sources

*Sources lack credibility

* Not scholarly
*all sources are physically available at conference

*not enough sources

*Sources are mostly credible / scholarly
*all sources are physically available at conference
*minimum of 3 scholarly sources
*good knowledge of sources / discussion
*excellent notes and highlighting of important areas of the sources
*direct relationship between sources and summative criteria
*Bibliography
*all sources are physically available at conference
*minimum of 3 scholarly sources
*excellent analysis of sources / discussion
*excellent notes and highlighting of important areas of the sources
*direct relationship between sources and summative criteria
*Properly formatted Bibliography

RESEARCH PATH


1. Refer to Lancer Library Wikispaces for Bibliography and Works Cited guide
http://swllibrary.wikispaces.com/

2. OTTAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY DATABASES
The barcode on this card is your user name and your password is the last four digits of the phone number you provided on your application. Scholarly Articles and Journal Articles are available on these Databases and THEY AREFREE. You can access them remotely at home or any computer and they are much more reliable than the general internet.
Access free databases which subscribe to thousands of magazines and journals FULL TEXT.
Type in a subject and you will get Articles, Journals, Pictures, Maps, TV and Radio and Government Transcripts, Audio Visual clips, and Newspapers. All articles related to your topic will be provided in full text and the reading level is specified for all sources.

1. Go to the Ottawa Public Library site
http://www.biblioottawalibrary.ca/
2. Sign in on the right side. You will be asked for your library card number (barcode on your card) and your password (your last four digits in your phone number)3. Click on “COLLECTIONS”
4. Menu will appear and click on Magazines and Online Resources
You will have the choice of directly typing in your topic or you can “browse all featured online databases” to explore the different and interesting areas offered.
5. Click on Browse all Databases

Some Helpful Hints for HSB 4U Summative
Use the following databases to find current and relevant information regarding your Social Scientist
  1. Academic Onefile
  2. General Reference Centre Gold
  3. Globe and Mail 1844 – 2009
  4. Science in Context